I have the same dream every night: I am on a beach. My eyes are closed and my hands – stretched open. I am bathing in the sunlight and marveling at the easiness of the moment. Then, my eyes open. I see the shore, which looks boundless, and a wild jungle positioned miles behind me. […]
“Awaken,” I whisper to something inside of me, hoping to stir something; anything. I feel hollow and dreary like a metal pipe placed in an assembly of plumbage.
“Spring forward, spring back.” They tell you. They don’t give you an outline: They don’t tell you why. “Spring forward, spring back.” They command you. The nature of it is p e r p l e x i n g; bristling and jostling with kinetic energy. Dark and invigorated. “Spring forward; spring back.” They threaten, without […]
I want to warn him before it happens; I see the melt – the melt he created. What use are words of reapproach? He is falling and falling: All I can do is watch. His body is positioned in curves of terror and instability. He is in complete entropy. I absurdly yearn to ask him, […]
I want someone to know my heart as well I know it. The fevers that wreak havoc upon it; the abyss that seems to expand as my lived experiences do. I don’t know if it’s interesting or worthwhile, but something tells me I’d be better off. But, this thought is utterly meaningless because living in […]
There is a sheen that works its way, out of the edges of my mind; it metastasizes to my physicality. Untouchable, indestructible; undetectable. I daringly gaze into the eyes of otherwise faceless people. I implore them–anyone– to visualize the framework of my audacious, unsteady mind; the truths that I hide, the venom that spills occasionally […]
Strong and weak. I feel myself melt between: the wounded parts of me and you. Strong-weak. Strong-weak. I am always drawn and pulled away from you. Strong-weak. Strong-weak. I want to will myself in fortitude. Strong and weak. I want to be free of you.